Project Description

EcoGrove Wind Farm

Lena, IL

Project Overview:

EcoGrove Wind Farm is a 100.5MW, utility scale wind farm consisting of 67 wind turbines distributed across a 15-mile square area in Northwestern Stephenson County, IL. Each wind turbine has a generating capacity of 1.5MW, which makes it capable of generating enough electricity for approximately 512 homes annually. The wind farm is capable of generating enough electricity for approximately 34,360 homes annually. This was an EPC project with The Morse Group as the prime contractor responsible for all aspects of engineering, procurement and construction, including civil and mechanical disciplines as well as electrical for the wind farm itself.

Project Description:

Morse Electric’s self-performed scope of work included:

  • Tower electrical
  • AC collection
  • Substation
  • O&M building electrical
  • Engineering

Scope of work completed by Morse Electric subcontractors included:

  • Tower foundations
  • Tower erection
  • Civil engineering
  • Civil
  • Roads
  • O&M building